Hilton College grounds. Hike leader & report: Alistair Nixon

Out of the plantation and first view towards Otto”s Bluff

Trying to spot the first wildlife in the valley.

Karkloof Nature Reserve in the foreground. Otto’s Bluff on the right.

Albert Falls Dam in the distance

Traffic jam to get over the stile.

All the evidence was there! Yes they did see giraffe!

The path up to the stile.

Stile negotiated and Beacons achieved.

The reward! Looking across to Albert Falls Dam

The confluence of the Umngeni and Karkloof rivers below. Karkloof falls out of sight on the left.

The return trip with Everdon on the right of the picture

A belated birthday celebration for Margaret

An early (August) birthday celebration for Keith